American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide

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Wiley, Feb 15, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 688 pages
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A lifetime of sound and easy advice on healthy eating from the world's foremost authority on food and nutrition



The choices you make every day about food, nutrition, and health can have a major impact on your life. To find the most reliable nutrition information and positive advice for achieving optimal health, look no further--this comprehensive book from the American Dietetic Association explains everything you need to know about eating for health. It's packed with simple, practical tips and flexible guidelines to help you choose nutritious, flavorful, and convenient foods that suit your needs and lifestyle no matter what your age or stage of life.

This brand-new edition of the bestselling American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide features:
* The new Dietary Guidelines for Americans from USDA and USHHS, providing the latest science-based advice on food choices and physical activity for your health, USDA's MyPyramid food guide, and the latest American Heart Association guidelines
* More ways to include fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and other nutrient-rich foods in your everyday meals and snacks
* Updated information on women's health and nutrition covering pregnancy to menopause
* The effective use of dietary supplements including herbals and other botanicals
* Food and lifestyle advice on preventing and managing health conditions (including metabolic syndrome, diabetes, cancer, and heart disease), on food-drug interactions, and on food allergies and intolerances (including gluten intolerance)
* The latest on food and water safety
* Help in making smart food choices in restaurants: fast-food, sit-down, and ethnic restaurants
* The latest on eating and hydration for peak performance
* More on managing body weight and a science-based look at popular weight-loss plans
* Quick, easy ways to blend nutrition with great taste for your family table


American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide has received the National Health Information Award and the National Federation of Press Women Award, among others.

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Great information with shopping and cooking tips and clear explanations of the latest information on nutrition. Read full review

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User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

I call this my food/nutrition bible. It has everything you'd ever want to know about nutrition. Everything is written out in a very easy-to-understand way so even if you don't have a degree in food sciences, you'll totally be able to understand. Read full review

About the author (2011)

ROBERTA LARSON DUYFF, MS, RD, FADA, CFCS, is a Registered Dietitian, Fellow of the American Dietetic Association, the recipient of the ADA's Medallion Award, and a nationally recognized food and nutrition expert on healthy eating. She is the author of 365 Days of Healthy Eating from the American Dietetic Association, Monthly Nutrition Companion, and Nutrition and Wellness. Her work has appeared in USA Today, Living Fit, Better Homes and Gardens, Cooking Light, Vegetarian Times, Parenting, and Ladies' Home Journal, as well as on WebMD. Duyff appears regularly on national media.

AMERICAN DIETETIC ASSOCIATION is the largest group of food and nutrition professionals in the world. As the advocate of the dietetic profession, the ADA serves the public by promoting optimal nutrition, health, and well-being.

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